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This type defines how the Promoted Listings fee is calculated for a Promoted Listings ad campaign.

Types that use FundingStrategy


Calls that use FundingStrategy


The ad rate strategy that shall be applied to the campaign.
The user-defined bid percentage (also known as the ad rate) sets the level that eBay increases the visibility in search results for the associated listing. The higher the bidPercentage value, the more eBay promotes the listing.

The value specified here is also used to calculate the Promoted Listings fee. This percentage value is multiplied by the final sales price to determine the fee.

The Promoted Listings fee is determined at the time the transaction completes and the seller is assessed the fee only when an item sells through a Promoted Listings ad campaign.

The bidPercentage is a single precision value that is guided by the following rules:
  • These values are valid:
       4.1,    5.0,    5.5, ...
  • These values are not valid:
       0.01,    10.75,    99.99,
       and so on.
This is the default bid percentage for the campaigns using the Cost Per Sale (CPS) funding model, and this value will be overridden by any ads in the campaign that have their own set bid percentages.

If a bid percentage is not provided for an ad, eBay uses the default bid percentage of the associated campaign.

Note:This field is only relevant for campaigns that use the CPS funding model and a fixed ad rate. It is not used for campaigns that use the Cost Per Click (CPC) funding model and should not be provided when the selected adRateStrategy for the campaign is dynamic.
Minimum value: 2.0
Maximum value: 100.0
A field that indicates whether a single, user-defined bid percentage (also known as the ad rate) should be used, or whether eBay should automatically adjust listings to maintain the daily suggested bid percentage.

Note: Dynamic adjustment is only applicable when the adRateStrategy is set to DYNAMIC.
Default: FIXED
Indicates the model that eBay uses to calculate the Promoted Listings fee.

For a description of the funding model types, refer to FundingModelTypeEnum.